Scott Robinson, alto and bass clarinet
Multi-instrumentalist/composer Scott Robinson has been a highly active presence on the New York-based jazz scene for more than 25 years, appearing on some 200 CDs. He has been heard on tenor sax with Buck Clayton, on alto clarinet with Paquito D’Rivera, on trumpet with Lionel Hampton, and on bass sax with the New York City Opera, along with performances alongside as diverse a group of artists as Anthony Braxton, Ruby Braff, Ella Fitzgerald, Elton John, Bob Brookmeyer, Frank Wess and Roscoe Mitchell. In 2001 he performed in eleven West African nations during an eight-week tour as a U.S. Jazz Ambassador. Robinson has been the winner of a number Down Beat Critics Polls and Jazz Journalists Association awards in recent years.
As a composer, he has created large-scale multimedia works in collaboration with sculptor/videographer Rob Fisher and choreographer Larue Allen, in addition to his jazz works which have been recorded by a number of artists. Several of his large-scale works have been performed and recorded by the Gotham Wind Symphony and others,and his chamber works include the ongoing series Immensities for Large Instruments.